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The Back Bay Cafe

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American, Cafe, Healthy, Diner
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1399 2nd St, Los Osos, CA 93402-1111
+1 805-528-5607
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06:00 - 15:00
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Los Osos, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff. They offer help with food selections, good coffee and other non-alcoholic drinks. They also offer, Bagels, healthy breads, pastries cookies, scones, teas, juices and some healthy drinks. Once a month they have music at the coffee shop, and music festivals during the summer. There is a pier, a dock , as maze walk, a volleyball court on... More 

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Thank sstern3126
backbay, Public Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoy your breakfast at the Cafe and thank you for the great description of our quiet, scenic part of Baywood Park. Guests of the Back Bay Inn do indeed enjoy a complimentary breakfast at the Cafe and we also serve a selection of wine and beer for those who enjoy alcoholic drinks with their... More 

Los Angeles, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place , locals recommended. Always a good sign! I enjoyed a nice brunch and coffee. The views are amazing !

Helpful?
Thank Scott B
backbay, Public Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your brunch at the Cafe and we are so lucky to have such great views over the Bay. The Cafe is very popular with locals and the guests at the Back Bay Inn - come back again soon! More 

Claremont
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289 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We ate lunch here -- the cafe closes at 3 -- and just missed breakfast. The breakfast menu is more extensive than the lunch menu but the latter had enough choices. All of us ( party of four) was very pleased with our sandwiches. You order at the front counter, find a seat, and the server brings the meals to... More 

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Thank Lorne29
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your lunch with us. We are always told, much to our delight, that our Back Bay Cafe is a little gem in the area, popular with locals, Inn guests and visitors - we look forward to seeing you again and hopefully you will be in time for the breakfast menu next time. Happy... More 

Sunnyvale, California
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364 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped off to get some sandwiches for a picnic. Teeny tiny little place. The sandwiches were great - we had the turkey club wrap and the breakfast sandwich. The coffee was very very good - so good we got a second cup to go! The service was terrific, they were so nice it really made us want to come... More 

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1 Thank ohdonnaoh
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you found us and enjoyed your experience. The Cafe is a little hidden gem and is very popular with the guests of the Back Bay Inn, as well as locals so we hope you will come back to visit us soon! More 

Los Osos, California
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is the loveliest spot to eat for miles around. Right on the bay in a peaceful delightful spot. The food is good, plain, but well made. Breakfast sandwich is a favorite of mine and my wife's, we share one. Also burrito's and wraps, great coffee and coffee drinks. The staff are young, friendly and energetic. Oh, and on Tuesday,... More 

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1 Thank Gerald C
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review of our Back Bay Cafe. We are certainly lucky to be in such a great location right on the Bay and, yes, the ginger scones are certainly one of the most popular baked good items that the Cafe creates and the happy, busy crew always manage to put a smile on everyone's face! See... More 

Los Osos, California
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Meet with friends there for coffee & sometimes breakfast for the best food in town. Food is always delicious and served with big smiles. Delicious breakfast burrito, scrambles & beautiful tasty pastries.

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Thank Paulatrip8
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review! We have just won an award for the Best Breakfast Burrito in town. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit! More 

San Luis Obispo, California, United States
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85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This nice little cafe is located on the back bay of Morro Bay. a little difficult to get to but use your phone for navigation. I serves up a great breakfast with some twists, and four items for lunch. A turkey wrap, BLT, veggie sub, and one other I can't remember. Cheap by central california coast standards. the BLT was... More 

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Thank yettie_trapper
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review! We do actually serve wine and beer as well as our selection of juices and teas. Should you wish to stay at the Back Bay Inn, you will receive a complimentary breakfast at the Back Bay Cafe! More 

London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Perfect food (with realistic portion sizes) in a great spot. A great selection of drinks too. Everything freshly made and served with care and charm. Look out for the yoghurt and the bacon scones.

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Thank JWview
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are proud of our homemade baked goods and agree that the bacon scone is one of the best I have ever had! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Los Osos, California
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Once you find your way to the restaurant, you will find an abundance of things to order. When you are done, you can make your way to the waters edge and enjoy the view.

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Thank hungrynomore2016
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We have added a new canopy and more indoor dining table space so if the weather is inclement there is more seating available. See you soon! More 

California
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95 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Great little funky spot at the end of the pier and across from the Back Bay Inn (which was where we stayed and who covers your breakfast at the Cafe. Many locals ..very interesting crowd. And Monday night "Beer on The Pier they stay open for winne and what else? Beer They're proud of the breakfast frattata and for good... More 

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Thank rsteinink
backbay, Guest Relations Manager at The Back Bay Cafe, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your complimentary breakfast as guests of the Back Bay Inn. The Cafe's breakfast frittata is certainly one of the best breakfast options. We hope to host you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$13
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Healthy, Diner
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 15:00
Monday
06:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 15:00
Thursday
06:00 - 15:00
Friday
06:00 - 15:00
Saturday
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1399 2nd St, Los Osos, CA 93402-1111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Los Osos
  • Phone Number: +1 805-528-5607
Description
We are a small, quaint waterfront café in beautiful Baywood Park/Los Osos, CA located in front of the tranquil gardens of the Back Bay Inn. We serve breakfast and lunch and beer and wine in the afternoons. In the summer months, we host free music events called "Beer On the Pier" on Monday nights.

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